Daily News Roundup – 13 January 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Work set to start on £5m Devine hospice

Maidenhad Advertiser
Work on Berkshire’s first children’s hospice, Alexander Devine, is due to start this spring.

Dedicated St Catherine’s Hospice volunteer receives MBE from Prince Charles

Lancashire Evening Post
Beryl Clark, a volunteer who has help raise £210,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice, has been presented with an MBE from Prince Charles.

Pub landlord comedian to help hospice

The Argus
Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, is backing the Mad March Pub Quizzes initiative to raise money for the Friends of Sussex Hospices.

Hospices need to collaborate and innovate when it comes to fundraising

The Guardian – voluntary sector network
“Hospices UK and the Institute of Fundraising are working in partnership to deliver the Institute of Fundraising Hospices conference,” writes Natasha Robinson, national hospice support manager at Hospice UK.

Stop wasting cancer drugs on the terminally ill, says former health minister Lord Darzi

International Business Times
Former health minister Lord Darzi has criticised the NHS for wasting money unnecessarily on treating the terminally ill and patients with early stage cancers “unlikely to cause harm”.

Charity Retail Association to develop social value toolkit

Civil Society
The Charity Retail Association is to produce a social value toolkit to help its members demonstrate the wider impact of charity shops.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

New directors join IAHPC Board

ehospice International
The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care has announced the election of several new directors to its Board.

The picture: reflections from a hospice nurse practitioner

ehospice USA
Hospice and palliative professionals are personally touched by the work they do; this article by a nurse practitioner from Transitions LifeCare reminds us of that.

Have you read the latest articles from the UK edition of ehospice?

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